SIMCOM Qualifies Eclipse IFMS Simulator

Published on July 30, 2013 -

OSHKOSH, WI EAA AIRVENTURE, JULY 29-AUGUST 4, 2013 – SIMCOM has completed the first initial training course for the new Total Eclipse using its recently qualified state-of-the-art level D full flight simulator equipped with new IFMS avionics. The course is comprised of six days of ground school, fourteen hours of brief/debrief time, and eighteen hours of simulator training. All systems and phases of flight are covered during initial training. Customers develop a thorough understanding of the IFMS avionics system allowing them to use it to its fullest potential in both normal and emergency situations.

“The SIMCOM Eclipse training course is outstanding. The instructors are true professionals who will go the extra mile to make sure you learn how to operate the Eclipse safely and with confidence.” says Mike Bryant the first customer to complete the new program. “The new simulator is extremely realistic and allows you to train for every conceivable emergency.”

“We now have an avionics configuration in our full flight simulator that matches the majority of the Eclipse aircraft that are in operation today” says Bruce Lowe, SIMCOM Program Coordinator for the Eclipse “Pilots can train the way they will fly which makes for a much more productive learning experience.”

SimCom Training Centers offer professional pilots and owner/pilots realistic simulator-based training for a number of jet, turboprop and piston powered airplanes. SIMCOM currently operates 56 simulators in four locations – Orlando, Florida; Scottsdale, Arizona and Humberside, United Kingdom. Courses are available for initial, recurrent and refresher training. For further information, contact SIMCOM at 1.800.272.0211, or visit them on the web at

NOTE: A high resolution photo can be downloaded from the website at Click on the ABOUT SIMCOM tab at the top of the page. Scroll down and click on PRESS CENTER. Click on PHOTO GALLERY. The Eclipse simulator the far right photo in the final row. It is titled: Eclipse 500 Level D Cockpit. If this picture is used, please add a photo credit to read: Photo by Ron Csuy, Director of Sales, SIMCOM Aviation Training.